Ex-Grey's Anatomy's Katherine Heigl Honored By Angels In Adoption image

Heigl (FayesVision/Wenn.com)

Teary tribute.

Actress Katherine Heigl (ex-Izzy Stevens, "Grey's Anatomy") and her husband, musician Josh Kelly, were honored recently by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute at the 2012 Angels in Adoption Gala for adopting their two daughters, Naleigh and Adalaide. According to a report by The Examiner, Katherine cried throughout the event before receiving the final award of the night.

Soaps.com congratulates Heigl and Kelly on receiving the honor.

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- Candace Young